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Getting Over Edgar

By: Barfoot, Joan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Key Porter Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11118

ISBN: 1552630110

Condition: Very Good+


Top back corner of card cover bumped, pages unaffected ; A bright solid, book ; Trade PB; 270 pages; ..an ordinary woman deflected from the course of her life by an extraordinary event. Gwen Stone thought her life had taken an abrupt nose-dive when Edgar, her husband of twenty years, suddenly decided he wasn't suited to marriage and left her, for freedom and a shiny red convertible. Edgar's freedom, however has been short-lived - and so has he. Seven weeks later, he and his convertible have been mowed down by a train, and Gwen is attending his funeral, swinging between caustic rage, despair an... View more info

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DANCING IN THE DARK

By: Barfoot, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan of Canada: 1982

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 4847

ISBN: 0771597231

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ is chipped, scuffed with tiny tears. Second novel by the author of 'Abra'. Edna Cormick, forty-three, is incarcerated in a mental hospital for murdering her husband. For twenty years, Edna escaped the world by devoting herself to the health and welfare of her husband and home, so when she learns he’s been having an affair, her sense of betrayal is devastating and literally maddening. And so she sits, silently filling notebooks, trying to find where and how her life went wrong. Dancing in the Dark is a tightly woven psychological ... View more info